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The Saturdays
  • Author : Elizabeth Enright
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781250102836
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Meet the Melendys! The four Melendy children live with their father and Cuffy, their beloved housekeeper, in a worn but comfortable brownstone in New York City. There's thirteen-year-old Mona, who has decided to become an actress; twelve-year-old mischievous Rush; ten-and-a-half-year-old Randy, who loves to dance and paint; and thoughtful Oliver, who is just six. Tired of wasting Saturdays doing nothing but wishing for larger allowances, the four Melendys jump at Randy's idea to start the Independent Saturday Afternoon Adventure Club (I.S.A.A.C.). If they pool their resources and take turns spending the whole amount, they can each have at least one memorable Saturday afternoon of their own. Before long, I.S.A.A.C. is in operation and every Saturday is definitely one to remember. Written more than half a century ago, The Saturdays unfolds with all the ripe details of a specific place and period but remains, just the same, a winning, timeless tale. The Saturdays is the first installment of Enright's Melendy Quartet, an engaging and warm series about the close-knit Melendy family and their surprising adventures.

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    The Saturdays
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN : 0312375980
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Four New York City siblings decide to pool their resources so that each can do a special thing on the Saturday that is his turn to receive the combined allowance. Reissue.

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    Saturday
  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780307371225
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the pen of a master — the #1 bestselling, Booker Prize–winning author of Atonement — comes an astonishing novel that captures the fine balance of happiness and the unforeseen threats that can destroy it. A brilliant, thrilling page-turner that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Saturday is a masterful novel set within a single day in February 2003. Henry Perowne is a contented man — a successful neurosurgeon, happily married to a newspaper lawyer, and enjoying good relations with his children. Henry wakes to the comfort of his large home in central London on this, his day off. He is as at ease here as he is in the operating room. Outside the hospital, the world is not so easy or predictable. There is an impending war against Iraq, and a general darkening and gathering pessimism since the New York and Washington attacks two years before. On this particular Saturday morning, Perowne’s day moves through the ordinary to the extraordinary. After an unusual sighting in the early morning sky, he makes his way to his regular squash game with his anaesthetist, trying to avoid the hundreds of thousands of marchers filling the streets of London, protesting against the war. A minor accident in his car brings him into a confrontation with a small-time thug. To Perowne’s professional eye, something appears to be profoundly wrong with this young man, who in turn believes the surgeon has humiliated him — with savage consequences that will lead Henry Perowne to deploy all his skills to keep his family alive.

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    Vengeance of the Hibagon
  • Author : Irene Trimble
  • Publisher : Random House Childrens Books
  • Pages : 29
  • ISBN : 9780375864285
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Zak and his family search Japan for a cryptid, but when they encounter the creature, Hibagon, they realize there is a mysterious connection between Hibagon and Shoji Fuzen, a crime boss who wants to control the monster for his own purposes.

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    101 Amazing Facts About The Saturdays
  • Author : Jack Goldstein,Frankie Taylor
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Pages : 23
  • ISBN : 9781782346791
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Are you a fan of world famous girl band The Saturdays? Do you want to know everything there is to know about Frankie, Mollie, Una, Rochelle and Vanessa? If so, then this is the book for you. Contained within are over one hundred amazing facts about everything from the girls' upbringing to the band's formation, their love lives, award nominations and much more. Get the facts you want quick!

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    Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One
  • Author : Judy Blume
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9780307559890
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • MEET THE PAIN: My sister's name is Abigail. I call her The Great One because she thinks she's so great. Who cares if she's in third grade and I'm just in first? MEET THE GREAT ONE: My brother's name is Jacob Edward, but everyone calls him Jake. Everyone but me. I call him The Pain because that's what he is. He's a first-grade pain. I'll always know exactly what he's thinking. That's just the way it is. These seven warm-hearted stories will give readers a peek at how a brother and sister relate to each other.

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    Saturday
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9780316431262
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together. Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect.... In this heartfelt and universal story, a mother and daughter look forward to their special Saturday routine together every single week. But this Saturday, one thing after another goes wrong--ruining storytime, salon time, picnic time, and the puppet show they'd been looking forward to going to all week. Mom is nearing a meltdown...until her loving daughter reminds her that being together is the most important thing of all. Author-artist Oge Mora's highly anticipated follow up to Caldecott Honor Thank You, Omu! features the same magnificently radiant artwork and celebration of sharing so beloved in her debut picture book.

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    The Saturdays
  • Author : The Saturdays
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 251
  • ISBN : 1444705547
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  • Genre : Singers
  • In this book The Saturdays share with us the story of their incredible rise to pop stardom. They describe how they grew up hoping that one day they would have the chance to sing in the spotlight, and how they have experienced some very tough knock-backs along the way.

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    Georgia
  • Author : Jeff Dantzler
  • Publisher : Sports Publishing LLC
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN : 1582611564
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Detailed in full-color splendor through this remarkable book is the essence of a University of Georgia football weekend at legendary Sanford Stadium. Surrounded by its famous hedges, the stadium is widely known as one of the country's most beautiful sports arenas and regarded as arguably the greatest spectator stadium in the south. A Season of Saturdays: Between the Hedges provides a look at the fans, the tradition, the pageantry, the drama, the players and coaches, and the excitement of Bulldogs football. Sanford Stadium, which will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the fall of 2004, rests in the middle of the Georgia campus, a reminder of how important football--especially Bulldogs football--is to the people of the Peach State. For 23 consecutive seasons, Georgia has ranked among the nation's top 10 schools in average home attendance. Photographer Radi Nabulsi and author Jeff Dantzler, both longtime Georgia loyalists, take readers through a football weekend in Athens with sterling four-color photographs and insightful words. From being in beautiful Athens, considered one of the nation's top college towns, to walking through "The Arch" to "How 'Bout Them Dogs," "The Silver Britches," "The Dawg Walk," and college football's most celebrated mascot, "Uga," fans have the opportunity to experience and remember what a special place and time it is to be at a Georgia football game.

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    Saturdays at Sea
  • Author : Jessica Day George
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN : 9781681196060
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Jessica Day George's magical bestselling series comes to a rousing conclusion as Celie and her family set sea on a grand ship made in the likeness of their beloved Castle!

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    Saturday at the Food Pantry
  • Author : Diane O'Neill
  • Publisher : Albert Whitman & Company
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9780807572382
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Molly and her mom don't always have enough food, so one Saturday they visit their local food pantry. Molly's happy to get food to eat until she sees her classmate Caitlin, who's embarrassed to be at the food pantry. Can Molly help Caitlin realize that everyone needs help sometimes?

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    You Know You're a Mom
  • Author : Harry Harrison
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780718090678
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  • Genre : Religion
  • For every woman who has posted 800 pictures of her baby on Instagram. One day that little plus sign appears on the stick, and you realize your life is about to change forever—you’re going to be a mom! Whether you’re still in the days of 2am feedings and loads of dirty diapers, or you’ve made it to that bittersweet moment of their college graduation, this book will make you laugh out loud with its insightful and funny observations about motherhood. From the days when you read every parenting book ever written—while your husband plays golf—to the hours you spent polishing up your adult child’s resume, parenting is a roller coaster. Harry H. Harrison Jr. makes it just a little easier with his trademark humor and truisms as you learn that your job as a mom is the most important one you’ll ever have.

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    The Best Saturdays of Our Lives
  • Author : Mark McCray
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN : 9781491755075
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Mark McCray wasn’t the only boy who loved Saturday morning cartoons, but he may have been the only one to call the networks and tell them what he liked and disliked about them. For instance, he was blown away by the direction Hanna-Barbera took with Josie and the Pussycats, the kids in the wrong place at the wrong time who rose to the occasion and saved the day. It wasn’t long before he was writing his own newsletter, titled The Best Saturdays of Our Lives, which he circulated to animation and television executives, networks, studios, and comic book publishers. The newsletters chronicle the origins of competitive Saturday morning programming—from the 1966–67 season straight through to the 1990s—and they’re compiled in one place for easy reference in this book. You’ll get an insider’s look at the inner workings of the cartoon and television industries, competition between broadcast networks, and how the industry has changed over the years. Mark’s curiosity, probing insights and love of television, come together to create The Best Saturdays of Our Lives.

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    The Neighborhood of Saturdays
  • Author : Susan B. Hyatt
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 1457514915
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  • Genre : History
  • In 2010, Anthropology students from IUPUI began collecting oral histories, photographs, and other memorabilia from African-American and Jewish elders, former residents of what once had been one of the most multi-ethnic neighborhoods in Indianapolis - the Near South-side. The Jewish and African-American communities had not only lived side-by-side; they once shared deep bonds of friendship that were renewed when they began meeting with the students and one another to share their memories of that beloved time and place. This book tells the stories of those residents, their neighborhood, and the project that brought them back together nearly 50 years later.

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    The View from Saturday
  • Author : E.L. Konigsburg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9781439132012
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • HOW HAD MRS. OLINSKI CHOSEN her sixth-grade Academic Bowl team? She had a number of answers. But were any of them true? How had she really chosen Noah and Nadia and Ethan and Julian? And why did they make such a good team? It was a surprise to a lot of people when Mrs. Olinski's team won the sixth-grade Academic Bowl contest at Epiphany Middle School. It was an even bigger surprise when they beat the seventh grade and the eighth grade, too. And when they went on to even greater victories, everyone began to ask: How did it happen? It happened at least partly because Noah had been the best man (quite by accident) at the wedding of Ethan's grandmother and Nadia's grandfather. It happened because Nadia discovered that she could not let a lot of baby turtles die. It happened when Ethan could not let Julian face disaster alone. And it happened because Julian valued something important in himself and saw in the other three something he also valued. Mrs. Olinski, returning to teaching after having been injured in an automobile accident, found that her Academic Bowl team became her answer to finding confidence and success. What she did not know, at least at first, was that her team knew more than she did the answer to why they had been chosen. This is a tale about a team, a class, a school, a series of contests and, set in the midst of this, four jewel-like short stories -- one for each of the team members -- that ask questions and demonstrate surprising answers.

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    The Saturday Wife
  • Author : Naomi Ragen
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0312352395
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Beautiful, materialistic Delilah Levy, married to a young rabbi, finds her life beginning to unravel because of the incessant demands of her husband's congregation, her faith, and her life, and the temptations of the modern world. By the author of The Covenant. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

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    The Call of Kur
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 78
  • ISBN : 9780375864537
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Possessing a clue that will give him control of a Sumerian super beast capable of conquering the world, Zak Saturday is targeted by the world's secret scientists and cryptid beings that would start a war with humanity. Simultaneous. TV tie-in.

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    August Manns and the Saturday Concerts
  • Author : Henry Saxe Wyndham
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 279
  • ISBN : 9781108068888
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  • Genre : Music
  • An engaging 1909 portrait of a conductor who for several decades was at the centre of nineteenth-century British musical life.

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    At Daddy's on Saturdays
  • Author : Linda Walvoord Girard
  • Publisher : Albert Whitman & Company
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9780807504741
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Although her parents' divorce causes her to feel anger, concern, and sadness, Katie discovers that she can keep a loving relationship with her father even though he lives apart from her.

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    The Melendy Family
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 644
  • ISBN : UCAL:B3980416
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  • Genre : New York (N.Y.)
  • Read and download full book The Melendy Family

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    Don't Fall Apart on Saturdays!
  • Author : Adolph Moser
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN : 093384977X
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Explores the problems experienced when parents divorce, suggesting ways to handle such situations effectively.

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    Saturdays with Billy
  • Author : Donald J. Wilton
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781400224012
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Discover a beautiful friendship between Billy Graham and his friend and pastor, Don Wilton. This heartfelt book looks behind the scenes of Graham's life, which continues to inspire us in our own spiritual journeys. Most Saturdays for 15 years, Don drove the long road to meet with Billy at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. There the two friends spent hours talking about family, politics, sports, and their spiritual lives. Now, in Saturdays with Billy, Don shares: More than 20 heartwarming stories of his times with his friend, illuminating the qualities in Billy's character that were true to the end and revealing the heart of the man whose light still shines A quote from Billy before each chapter, as well as photography throughout Just as Billy's words changed Don's life, they have the power to change ours--a testament to a man who leaned on God's grace into eternity.

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    The Four-Story Mistake
  • Author : Elizabeth Enright
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781250102843
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Into the Four-Story Mistake, an odd-looking house with a confused architectural history, move the Melendy family -- Mona, Rush, Randy, Oliver, Father, and Cuffy, the housekeeper. Though disappointed about leaving their old brownstone in New York City, and apprehensive about living the country life, the four Melendy kids soon settle into this unusual new home. Here, they become absorbed in the adventures of the country, adjusting themselves with all their accustomed resourcefulness and discovering the many hidden attractions that the Four-Story Mistake has to offer. The Four-Story Mistake is the second installment of Enright's Melendy Quartet, an engaging and warm series about the close-knit Melendy family and their surprising adventures.

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    The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science, Art, and Finance
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112084836680
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  • Genre : Art
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    The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1086
  • ISBN : IOWA:31858016626628
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  • Genre : Art
  • Read and download full book The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art

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    Out of the Pocket
  • Author : Kirk Herbstreit
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781982171025
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • This powerfully intimate, plain-spoken memoir about fathers and sons, fortitude, and football from the face and voice of college football—Kirk Herbstreit—is not just “a window into the game, but also a peek into what makes him special: his heart” (David Shaw, head coach, Stanford University). Kirk Herbstreit is a reflection of the sport he loves, a reflection of his football-crazed home state of Ohio, where he was a high school star and Ohio State captain, and a reflection of another Ohio State football captain thirty-two years earlier: his dad Jim, who battled Alzheimer’s disease until his death in 2016. In Out of the Pocket, Herbstreit does what his father did for him: takes you inside the locker rooms, to the practice fields, to the meeting rooms, to the stadiums. Herbstreit describes how a combination of hard work, perseverance, and a little luck landed him on the set of ESPN’s iconic College GameDay show, surrounded by tens of thousands of fans who treat their Saturdays like a football Mardi Gras. He takes you into the television production meetings, on to the GameDay set, and into the broadcast booth. You’ll live his life during a football season, see the things he sees, experience every chaotic twist and turn as the year unfolds. Not to mention the relationships he’s established and the insights he’s learned from the likes of coaches and players such as Nick Saban, Tim Tebow, Dabo Swinney, and Peyton Manning, as well as his colleagues, including Chris Fowler, Rece Davis, and his “second dad,” the beloved Coach Lee Corso. Yes, Kirk Herbstreit is the undeniable face and voice of college football—but he’s also a survivor. He’s the quiet kid who withstood the collapse of his parents’ marriage. The boy who endured too many overbearing stepdads and stepmoms. The painfully shy student who always chose the last desk in the last row of the classroom. The young man who persevered through a frustrating Ohio State playing career. The new college graduate who turned down a lucrative sales job after college to pursue a “no way you’ll make it” dream career in broadcasting. Inspiring and powerful, Out of the Pocket “proves the importance of perseverance and family” (Peyton Manning).

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    The Saturday Review
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : IOWA:31858016628673
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  • Genre : Art
  • Read and download full book The Saturday Review

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    The Saturday Magazine
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 532
  • ISBN : UOM:39015082315501
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book The Saturday Magazine

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    The Saturday Evening Post
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN : UCD:31175002269267
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  • Genre : Periodicals
  • Read and download full book The Saturday Evening Post

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    Saturdays Are For Stella
  • Author : Candy Wellins
  • Publisher : Page Street Kids
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1624149219
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • George loves Saturdays. That’s because Saturdays mean time with Grandma Stella. The two of them love going on adventures downtown to visit the dinosaur museum and ride on the carousel! Even when they stay in, George and Stella have fun together, making cinnamon rolls without popping open a tube and sharing the biggest, best hugs. Then one day Stella is gone, and George is ready to cancel Saturdays. But when a new addition to the family arrives, George finds a way to celebrate the priceless memories he made with his grandma—while making new ones too.

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    I Love Saturdays Y Domingos
  • Author : Alma Flor Ada
  • Publisher : Turtleback Books
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1417740523
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • For use in schools and libraries only. A young girl enjoys the similarities and the differences between her English-speaking and Spanish-speaking grandparents.

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    The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 878
  • ISBN : OSU:32435028608727
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
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    Saturday Night
  • Author : Susan Orlean
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : 9781451660982
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  • Genre : History
  • The author embarks on a journey across the country to find out what Saturday night means to different people in American culture.

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    Dream of the Rarebit Fiend
  • Author : Winsor McCay
  • Publisher : Checker Book Publishing Group Llc
  • Pages : 189
  • ISBN : 1933160659
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • This oversized edition of Winsor McCay's Saturday strip Dream of the Rarebit Fiend strips from 1904-1911. 190 cartoons in all.

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    Awards ... Third Division, National Railroad Adjustment Board
  • Author : United States. National Railroad Adjustment Board
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1226
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105063114024
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  • Genre : Arbitration, Industrial
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    The Comfort of Saturdays
  • Author : Alexander McCall Smith
  • Publisher : Abacus Software
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN : 0349120552
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  • Genre : Dalhousie, Isabel (Fictitious character)
  • Isabel Dalhousie is a new mother and a connoisseur of philosophy; she'd rather not be a sleuth. But when a chance conversation at a dinner party draws her into the case of a doctor whose career has been ruined, she cannot ignore what may be a miscarriage of justice. Because for Isabel ethics are not theoretical at all, but an everyday matter of life and death. As she attempts to unravel the truth behind Dr Thompson's disgrace, Isabel's patient intelligence is also required to deal with challenges in her own life. There is her baby son Charlie; Cat's deli to look after, not to mention her vulnerable assistant Eddie; and a mysterious and unlikeable composer who has latched on to Jamie, making Isabel fear for the future of her new family. Isabel treads a difficult path between trust and gullibility, philanthropy and interference, while keeping in her sights the small but certain comforts of family, philosophy and a fine Saturday morning.

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    Decisions - Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
  • Author : United States. Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1006
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105063097021
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  • Genre : Coal mines and mining
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    Decisions
  • Author : United States. Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : MINN:31951P00437019D
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  • Genre : Coal mines and mining
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    From Saturday Night to Sunday Night
  • Author : Dick Ebersol
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781982194482
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A memoir by the legendary television executive detailing his pioneering work on Saturday Night Live, Sunday Night Football, the Olympics, the NBA, music videos, late night, and more. Think of an important moment in live TV over the last half-century. Dick Ebersol was likely involved. Dropping out of college to join the crew of ABC’s Wide World of Sports, Ebersol worked the Mexico City Olympics during the famous protest by John Carlos and Tommie Smith as well as the Munich Olympics during the tragic hostage standoff. He went on to cocreate Saturday Night Live with Lorne Michaels and later produced the show for four seasons, helping launch Eddie Murphy to stardom. After creating Friday Night Videos and partnering with Vince McMahon to bring professional wrestling to network TV, he next took over NBC Sports, which helped turn basketball into a global phenomenon and made history as the first broadcaster to host the World Series, the Super Bowl, the NBA Finals, and the Summer Olympics in the same year; it was Ebersol who was responsible for Muhammad Ali lighting the Olympic flame in Atlanta. Then, following a plane crash that took the life of his fourteen-year-old son Teddy and nearly killed him, he determinedly undertook perhaps his greatest career achievement: creating NBC’s Sunday Night Football, still the #1 primetime show in America. The Today show’s headline-making hosting changes, the so-called “Late-Night Wars,” O.J. Simpson’s Bronco chase—Ebersol had a front-row seat to it all. From Saturday Night to Sunday Night is filled with entertaining and illuminating stories featuring such boldface names as Billy Crystal, Michael Jordan, Bill Clinton, Jay Leno, Peyton Manning, Michael Phelps, and Larry David. (Ebersol even inspired the famous Seinfeld episode in which George Costanza pretends he didn’t quit his job.) More than that, the book offers an insightful history and analysis of TV’s evolution from broadcast to cable and beyond—a must-read for casual binge-watchers and small-screen aficionados alike.